Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake
Recipe type: Dessert
- 1 8 oz pkg of Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
- 1 8 oz tub of Cool Whip
- ¼ cup sugar
- 6 peppermint sticks, crushed
- 1 Oreo cookie pie crust
- In a medium size mixing bowl and using a mixer, combine cream cheese, sugar, and cool whip. Add appx. 3 tsps. of the crushed peppermint. Blend until mixture is firm, about 5 minutes. Spoon into pie crust. Smooth mixture, but be careful not to break crust. Sprinkle remaining peppermint over pie. Chill.
It is better to press mixture very lightly and smooth from the middle and go outward to avoid breaking the crust.